Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Kikithespunkymunky is Baaaaack! Rethinking, Repurposing, Recreating, DIYing, and Sharing: Embroidery Hoops n Fabric Window Covering

The window next to my computer in the office lets in a lot of Texas heat in the summer, so now that it's fall (but will be summer in Texas for the next couple of months lol), I decided to come up with a window covering. And without going out and buying anything to complete the project as usuual...The window is an odd shape and I didn't feel like cutting and hemming fabric to fit, so I remembered an idea I saw on Pinterest many a time, using embroidery hoops (of which I have a collection, imagine!) and lace. I decided to use scrap fabric instead of lace because I want to keep the heat/sun out. I was planning to connect the hoops together somehow after I had them arranged in the window how I wanted and make a 'screen', but instead I adjusted them and 'wedged' them in. They're not hard to remove when I want more light or if it's rainy outside, right nice feature. Instead of the lace idea I saw, I used a bag my hammock came in that I was never going to use; a ripped embroidered pillow that I didn't feel like repairing; and the back of a vintage pleather jacket (thrifted for .50). I'm frugal like that:) Voila.....

Saturday, February 22, 2014

New Upcycled Lawnchairs - Sunbeam: Guatemala meets Tejas and Albin: The Eagle has Landed

Repurposing, Rethinking, Recreating...Vintage Aluminum Folding Lawnchairs Rewebbed with Belts...

Custom Made for The Padre

Custom Made for The Madre

Up Next...Campstools with Belt Seats...

Thursday, January 16, 2014

etsy shop discovery du jour: JaipurHandloom

testing, testing, embedding testing...

#etsyshopdiscoverydujour #jaipurhandloom #harempants #poufs #wallhangings #india
bonus: pricing e.g., harem pants = $19.99
#etsy store JaipurHandloom

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

I Can't Even Blog Proper and I've Created a Second Instragram Account!?

I like the idea of using Instagram to share and sell my vintage and handmade items, so I thought I'd complicate the process and add a second Instagram account for this purpose - kikithespunkymunkyshops :) 

I finally figured out all I had to do was log out of Instagram and set up my new account with a different email. Duh. I had to resort to Google. Sad, but true. 

Now I need to learn myself how to connect all my accounts and post easily from site to site. Facebook (personal and business), Instagram (personal and business), Etsy, and Twitter. Whew. Not as regular: Pinterest, blog, Google+, 


Thursday, August 29, 2013

American Made Contest - Voting has started :)

Voting has commenced! If you are so inclined, please vote for me and my western belt lawnchairs in the Martha Stewart American Made contest! Thanks so much!


Siesta Key, Florida 2008

potter's newest fave pic of himself

potter's newest fave pic of himself
ok, i like it too

mother's day rose 2008

mother's day rose 2008

mac cutie (feb 2000)

mac cutie (feb 2000)

i'm having a big mac attack (spring 2008)

i'm having a big mac attack  (spring 2008)

'show us your shoes'

'show us your shoes'
battle of flowers parade, fiesta, san antonio 2007

broadway shows i've been to

  • a chorus line
  • annie
  • beauty and the beast
  • best little whorehouse
  • cats
  • chicago
  • evita
  • fiddler on the roof
  • gypsy
  • hair
  • oklahoma
  • oliver
  • phantom of the opera
  • rent
  • south pacific
  • stomp
  • the color purple
  • the lion king
  • the odd couple
  • the sound of music
  • thoroughly modern millie
  • tommy
  • victor victoria
  • wicked

pigs on the dresser

pigs on the dresser

broadway shows i'm waiting to see

  • billy elliot
  • chitty chitty bang bang
  • hairspray
  • les miserables
  • mamma mia
  • mary poppins
  • the little mermaid

potter's 1st oil pastel (2008/8th grade)

potter's 1st oil pastel (2008/8th grade)

concerts i'd like to go to

  • amy winehouse
  • barbra streisand
  • bette midler
  • chris isaak
  • don mclean
  • elton john
  • joan baez
  • joni mitchell
  • josh groban
  • judy collins
  • madonna
  • stevie wonder

concerts i wish i'd been to

  • frank sinatra
  • janis joplin
  • jefferson airplane
  • jimmi hendrix
  • queen
  • sonny and cher
  • the beatles
  • the doors
  • the grateful dead